What Are The Contest Rules?

All guitars must be present to be judged, no exceptions.
Contestants are encouraged to show up with their guitar or ship to Flipside Music 

All popular voting done at time of show, every entry fee will include one vote.

Vote as often as you like depending on how many times you want to buy a ticket to the show.

Popular vote will be equal to one judge.

Judges will be selected by Matt & Chris from Texas Toast Guitars and Ike From Flipside Music but will not include Matt, Chris or Ike.

Judging Parameters
Concept & Design
Marketability, Appeal, and Production Assessment
Woodwork & Construction Quality
Finish Quality
Sound & Playability
X-Factor


All guitars need to be fully operational because they will all be played by the judges.

Guitars built for 2021 GGBO are still eligible for this contest.

No Entry cut-off… show up with your guitar and 100 dollars the day of the show and you are in!